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THE EUROPEAN UNION CONDEMNS IRAN ‘IN THE STRONGEST TERMS’ ON THE ZAM, SOTOUDEH AND DJALALI CASES

December 20, 2020:

In a resolution supported by 614 votes, the European Parliament on 17 December 2020 condemned Iran for violating human rights. The European Union demanded Iran’s release of European citizens of Iranian origin.
The EU also called for the necessity of stopping the death penalty execution against the Swedish-Iranian academic, Ahmed Reza Jalali.
The countries of the Union also condemned the deterioration of human rights in Iran, stressing that the matter has become a source of severe European concern. The European Union called on Iran to stop carrying out executions and hold accountable those responsible for human rights violations. A member of the European Commission, Helena Daly, said that the Union calls on Iran on every occasion to respect its obligations under international treaties related to the political and civil rights of citizens.
“Nasrin Sotoudeh was re-arrested two weeks after her release. She suffers from difficult health conditions. We demand once again for her release and for her to be able to return to her family,” she said.
“The European Union is closely following the development of the human rights situation in Iran, which has been deteriorating regularly over the past year. Iran’s execution of Iranian dissident Ruhollah Zam is a very frightening act. The European Union condemns this act in the strongest terms and reiterates its strong initial opposition to the death penalty under any circumstances. Once again, we demand its cancellation,” she added.
Daly added that Iran executes 200 people a year.
“We believe that Iran must respect the accused’s rights and the necessity to stop using confessions recorded in pressure to prove charges against suspects. We demand that all those responsible for human rights violations, including the violence that was used against the demonstrators, be held accountable.”

(Source: Al-Arabia, 18/12/2020)

APPEAL OF REPRIEVE, IHR AND HOC TO THE ITALIAN GOVERNMENT NOT TO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO THE DEATH PENALTY IN IRAN
BANGLADESH: TWO SENTENCED TO DEATH IN SHAMIUL MURDER CASE
EGYPT: MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MURDERING WIFE OF RENOWNED POET AFIFY MATAR
PAKISTAN: MURDERER OF SERVICEMAN SENTENCED TO DEATH
NORTH KOREA: FISHING FLEET CAPTAIN EXECUTED FOR LISTENING TO RFA
UN: FOR THE FIRST TIME LEBANON VOTED FOR A RESOLUTION AGAINST DEATH PENALTY
IRAN - A woman executed in the Sepidar Prison of Ahvaz. This is the 110th woman executed during the tenure of Rouhani
IRAN - Rasoul Ferdows executed at Boroujerd Central Prison on December 18.
IRAN - Agents of the Intelligence Ministry destroyed the tomb of Navid Afkari
SRI LANKA: FIVE SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MURDER
MALAYSIA: PERSONAL BODYGUARD SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MURDERING EMPLOYER, TWO OTHERS IN PENANG
BANGLADESH: 8 TO WALK THE GALLOWS FOR KILLING 9-YEAR-OLD GIRL AFTER RAPE IN CHITTAGONG
IRAN - Shahab Javid executed on December 17 in the Central Prison of Qom.
IRAN - Mohammad Moradi was hanged on 17 December in Saqqez prison
USA - Death Penalty Information Center “Year End Report”
DEATH PENALTY. HANDS OFF CAIN WELCOMES THE APPROVAL BY THE UNGA OF A RESOLUTION FOR A UNIVERSAL MORATORIUM
SINGAPORE: BANGLADESHI WORKER SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MURDERING INDONESIAN MAID GIRLFRIEND IN GEYLANG HOTEL
BANGLADESH: 5 CONVICTS SENTENCED TO DEATH IN RAPE CASE ACQUITTED
JAPAN: MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MURDERS OF NINE PEOPLE CONTACTED VIA TWITTER
ZAMBIA: NDOLA WOMAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING GYM INSTRUCTOR BOYFRIEND
BANGLADESH: 10 SENTENCED TO DEATH, 5 GET LIFE TERM FOR KILLING UP CHAIRMAN
IRAN - France, Germany and Austria react to the execution of the journalist Zam.
IRAN - EU-Iran Business Forum Following Journalist’s Execution Sends Wrong Signal
IRAN - Iran Summons German, French Envoys Over EU Condemnation Of Journalist's Hanging
USA - Alfred Bourgeois was executed in the Terre Haute federal penitentiary
JAPAN: MAN GIVEN DEATH SENTENCE FOR 2018 MURDERS OF FIVE IN KAGOSHIMA
JORDAN: MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MURDER OF AND AGENT
TANZANIA: DEATH SENTENCES OF 256 CONVICTS COMMUTED
TAIWAN: GOVERNMENT SHOULD CORRECT PROCEDURAL ISSUES WITH DEATH PENALTY, NHRC SAYS
USA - Federal. Brandon Bernard, 40, Black, was executed.

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